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    Just bought 14.2 mod II / Sailing Charlotte Harbor FL

    Hello Ed: I've had a few learning and character building experiences sailing my 14.2 capri in Charlotte Harbor last year or so. You mentioned your plan to launch from Ponce De Leon park so I'm assuming you have a kicker bracket and small motor on your boat. Otherwise it could be a little...
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    Aft hiking strap bracket use a dowel?

    Hi Ed: I just reinstalled my hiking straps yesterday after having taken them to local marine place to be re-covered and re-sewn. I think I managed to get them back in place secured in the manner used when I removed them ;-) Cheers, Glenn
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    Just bought 14.2 mod II / Sailing Charlotte Harbor FL

    Thanks everyone for responding to my inquiry with a lot of good advice to help make a good safe start sailing my "new" 1992 capri 14.2! :-) Funny thing to me to do with advice on "wearing a lifejacket at all times" is that I know one might rightfully contend this should be an absoute...
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    Aft hiking strap bracket use a dowel?

    Hi Edward: Just so happens I removed hiking straps from my boat today (I'm taking them to local marine canvas place to be re-covered tomorrow) and in addition to use of two wood dowels for each of forward attachments there was also a wood dowel in place for aft attachment. The aft attachment...
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    Just bought 14.2 mod II / Sailing Charlotte Harbor FL

    I just bought a 1992 14.2 and am currently in the process of preparing for fun times sailing it on Charlotte Harbor (Punta Gorda FL). I'm really glad to see a forum such as this exists for discussions pertaining to this particular boat! I've printed C14 handbook available on this forum and am...
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    Replacement Hiking Straps

    Thanks for good info on reconditioning hiking straps by simply recovering with durable material. I just bought a 1992 mod II that I'll be sailing in Charlotte Harbor FL and about the only thing that seems to need attention are the hiking straps but all that seems to be wrong with existing ones...
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